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James Richard Proctor

August 5, 1936 ~ July 1, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Born August 5, 1936, in Denver and shortly after moved to Selma, Calif., Jim attended Selma High School, where he earned his letterman sweater playing football, swimming, and diving.

After high school, he joined the United States Marines Corps and then the United States Navy serving 23 years including service in the Vietnam Conflict.

After retiring from the Navy Jim became involved with church ministries in the Hanford, Calif. area. Wishing to serve the Lord, Jim moved with his wife Janice, to McKinleyville, where he pastored churches, led men’s studies, and counseled individuals for 35 years until he passed on July 1, 2023, at age 86.

Jim is preceded in death by his wife, Janice Proctor, and grandson, Brandon Van Sant. He is survived by his daughter, Michelle Proctor, sons Richard Allbritton (wife Lynda) and James Richard Proctor Jr (wife Sandra), eight grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorial Service ~ Saturday, July 15 at 0900 hrs ~ Telios Christian Fellowship, 1575 L St., Arcata.

Interment ~ Saturday, July 15 at 1200 hrs ~ Greenwood Cemetery, 1757 J St., Arcata ~ Military Honors.

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